Monthly Archives: February 2013

Mad Max: Fury Road

We’ve already seen Mad Max: Fury Road get a Mario Kart overhaul, and now the Honest Trailer for the blockbuster from the director of Happy Feet and Babe: Pig in the City dives into what they describe as a two-hour, hellish version of the Nintendo racing game. The good news is that this Honest Trailer…
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“Rogue Nation”

“Rogue Nation” posts second straight weekend win, bucking a trend of box office misfires led by former A-listers like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Adam Sandler and Mark Wahlberg Who says A-list movie stars don’t matter at the box office anymore? This weekend, Tom Cruise’s “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” withstood a challenge from “Fantastic Four” and ruled the…
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Number Crunching Shows Old Movies Are More Creative Than New Ones

Tell your film buff friends they’re right: the most creative period in cinema history was probably the 1960s. At least that’s the takeaway from a detailed data analysis of novel and unique elements in movies throughout much of the 20th century. How do you objectively measure creativity in movies? Though there’s probably no perfect way,…
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LAX

Below a list of films set in Los Angeles. The list is not complete, and also includes a number of films which only have a tenuous connection to the city. For instance, Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure, which is set in San Dimas, a suburb that is over ten miles to the east of the…
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